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Full Body Scanners coming to Australian Airports

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posted on May, 3 2012 @ 03:24 PM
Well it was bound to happen, an issue that isn't surprising, well, not to folks with their eyes and ears open, anyway.

According to ninemsn, the Australian city of Brisbane will be implementing Full Body Scanners at it's Airport, and they're not messing around.

Come September, if you refuse scanning, well, you'll be barred from flying.

Ninemsn News Article

It is receiving 8 scanners, two of which will be operational by September.

Herald Sun News Article

So far they say that it will be random, but God knows that once all eight scanners are up and running, we'll all get our dose of humiliation.

According to, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Darwin will also be implementing the scanners into their Airports. News Article

Thank you, Australia.

We can all learn a lesson, and that is this; You simply can't trust your Government, because they don't trust us.
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posted on May, 3 2012 @ 03:44 PM
I had to use on e of these scanners here in the US last weekend. You walk in, put your hands up ( like when police have their guns aimed at you ) and stay that way for 10 seconds. Then they tell you to wait untill the machine is done processing. They claim it is scanning for "explosive materials". I call Horse Sh**. If RFID chips are in identification cards, credit cards, and other personal effects, why could they not be place in humans? I mean, after the Newborn Screening Saves Lives Act, how do we know that we are not all implanted with RFID? And if we are not yet, then perhaps in the near future- without consent or knowledge. SCARY SHTUFF.

posted on May, 3 2012 @ 03:50 PM
reply to post by ilikestarz

Exactly. There are so many things these scanners could be used for.

Just walk in, wait until we scan your body to get data on your height, weight, BMI, facial features, etcetera, and then you can move on.

Oh, and we'll upload that into our data-banks so that you'll be recognized where ever a smart little security camera is installed.

Mind you, that's just speculation, and surely they wouldn't do that to us.

posted on May, 3 2012 @ 05:09 PM
Aside from the standard conspiracies with all this,

Take a look at the Money involved and WHO gets rich !!

The Corruption and bribery is the problem.

Part two of a report by Crikey political correspondent Bernard Keane on the awarding of a airport body scanner contract by the Australian Government without conducting a risk analysis

So who is the real beneficiary of the government’s decision to impose body-scanning technology on international passengers?

Step forward L-3 Communications, a key member of the US defence establishment and one with links to some of the worst scandals of the past decade.

The company will reap $28 million dollars from the government’s obsession with security theatre that has no demonstrated security benefits, through its provision of body scanners.

But even as the US looks to cut back defence spending, with flow-on effects for big suppliers such as L-3, the fertile field of security theatre has opened up as a revenue source — there’s little or no political will to cut war-on-terror funding. By 2010, the company had provided nearly $US40 million worth of body scanners following the “underwear bomber”, having massively ramped up its lobbying effort. Not unhelpful is the fact that several US congressional representatives have big L-3 shareholdings, including former 2004 Democrat presidential candidate John Kerry.

Here, the company (with headquarters in Canberra) is represented by two lobbyist outfits. Its specialised night vision and targeting division is represented by defence specialist lobbyists Owen International while its maritime defence equipment arm L-3 Nautronix is represented by CMAX, headed by Tara and Christian Taubenschlag; the latter was Joel Fitzgibbon’s press adviser.

L-3: the $15 billion defence contractor that will be scanning us at Australia’s international air terminals

The Corruption is the problem !!

posted on May, 3 2012 @ 08:23 PM
The NWO is Global guys. It's why I talk about it all the time. Sorry for you Aussies but it's just not American any more. It is the Elites trying to kill us all off or at least ruin our liberties.

posted on May, 3 2012 @ 09:07 PM
I don't like this one bit

The scanners will be used at international airports around Australia under new federal government security requirements.

Body scanners coming to Brisbane Airport

Bit of digging around and I found this from back in February:
No opt-out rule for airport body scanners

The Federal Government will introduce legislation this week so the technology can be rolled out in all of Australia's international airports.

Transport Minister Anthony Albanese says people's bodies will appear only as outlines, and the images will not be able to be copied and will not be stored.

But only one type of full-body airport scanner - the backscatter x-ray machine which is used in some US airports - exposes individuals to ionising radiation.
The Federal Government says that type of machine will not be used in Australia.
"The millimetre-wave body scanners are perfectly safe and one body scan is comparable to passive exposure to a mobile phone used several metres away," Mr Albanese said in a statement.

Well, phew then - we get a perfectly 'safe' intrusive digital body search

Thats much better

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